• Women less likely than men to get authorship on scientific publications, analysis finds

    11 days ago - By STAT

    Look at the list of authors on a scientific paper and you'll typically see more men than women. It's easy to notice that gap and blame it on productivity-limiting factors many female scientists face, like greater family obligations or unwelcome environments.
    A new study published in Nature attempts to interpret this authorship discrepancy in a different way. It asked whether everyone who put in the same effort on the same project had an equal chance of being listed as an author.
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